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Let’s See Wikipedia as An Opportunity in Education!

Wikipedia shouldn’t be seen as a problem, but rather a way to change the way students engage with their work  says Phoebe Yu. A report on the Wiki Education Program from the Wikimania 2014 conference in London on that hotly debated ...

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A creative digital adventure at Anderson Ranch with Golan Levin

This July I was lucky enough to win a scholarship to go to Aspen on a week long digital creative course at the very special Anderson Ranch with non other than Digital Artist and Professor extraordinaire Golan Levin! Although the ...

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Bitcoin 2.0: Opening the pathway to Decentralised Trust and the Democratisation of Power

Ami H. on the real power of Bitcoin, as it evolves to more than ‘just’ currency, to help establish trust online for anything. Some of the members of the apps – Ethereum and Counterparty  will be speaking at Cybersalon on June ...

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Chiphack FPGA course, Always Think About the Clock

Simon Sarginson visits Chiphack to find out what exactly all the fuss is about FPGAs… The weekend of 24 and 25th of May I attended Chiphack in Cambridge to learn about FPGA programming. It sounded like a cool event and ...

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SUMMARY: “The Future Is What It Used To Be” – MANCHESTER, June 25

By Dr Magdalena Bober, Lecturer at the Department of Journalism, Information and Communications, Manchester Metropolitan University (@magdalenabober) Paul Bason, Director of Digital Innovation at Manchester Metropolitan University, opened the evening and welcomed the audience to the inaugural Cybersalon Manchester event which ...

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Making = Hacking – Controversy?

Garnet Hertz, Golan Levin and Alex Fleetwood speak about the difference between making and hacking and how artists have always used some type of technology in their work. Simon Sarginson reports back from the Critical Making Talks, at the Future ...

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At Cybersalon on 25th March 2014, the audience voted on solving the surveillance problem between these options: 1. Encryption and technical solutions 2. Independent technology solutions (away from free data business models) 3. Using the law to put our data ...

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The Surveillance Debate – Shaken But Not Stirred

by Eva Pascoe James Bond girls are not cast for their bravery, as the size of their bikini seems to be more vital, but M (or rather Dame Judi Dench) is seen an example of a tough female character, admired ...

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Tues 25 March- Surveillance: What is to be done?

I Want You To Blow the Whistle

How do we take back the Internet for ourselves, as Edward Snowden wants us to?  Tuesday, 25 March 2014 from 18:30 to 21:00. Digitas LBi, 146 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU The Live Stream from the event is here: Get Tickets: £5.00, ...

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Human 2.0 – net.wars: body mechanics


Wendy Grossman on when enhancing your body through tech is justified. Part of the mythology surrounding the former tennis player John McEnroe is that he never practiced. The reality, McEnroe wrote in his autobiography, was that he worked out and ...

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